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Preferential Market Access: Montenegro’s DFQF scheme for LDCs

Since 1 January 2017, Montenegro grants duty free access for LDCs on 93.8% of tariff lines. Resources: WTO Preferential Trade Arrangements Database. WTO (2018) Trade Policy Review,...

REX digital system for LDC exporters and EU importers

13 May 2019.  Started in 2017, the Registered Export System (REX) is an electronic system used to certify the origin of products from developing...

Preferential market access for goods

Merchandise exports from LDCs benefit from duty free, quota free market access and from more favourable rules of origin (see also "Basis for preferential treatment...

Preferential market access for services and service suppliers

The main LDC-specific market access preferences in services are those granted under the decision adopted by WTO Members in 2011 known as the “services...

Basis for preferential treatment of merchandise exports from LDCs by WTO members

The legal basis for developed country WTO members to grant preferential market access. terms to LDCS is the decision on “Differential and More Favourable...

EU launches procedure to temporarily suspend trade preferences to Cambodia

The European Union announced on February 11, 2019, that it would start the "process that could lead to the temporary suspension of Cambodia's preferential access to...

United States GSP extended to 2020

On Friday, March 23, 2018, the President signed into law H.R. 1625, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018,” which extended Generalized System of Preference with...

International support for the least developed countries: A different way?

Daniel Gay, Inter-Regional Adviser on LDCs Committee for Development Policy Secretariat Part I of this series questioned the theoretical background behind the existing international support measures...

New European Union report on the effects of its trade schemes on promoting development

February 7, 2018. A new report by the European Union (EU) on its trade schemes assesses the effects of the three-pronged Generalized System of...

Managing graduation from the LDC category: The case of the Maldives’ fish exports

by Matthias Bruckner*, January 2018 When the Maldives approached graduation from the least developed country (LDC) category in the 2000s, the impact of graduation on...

Globalization and trade-related measures for LDCs

October, 2017.  The SDGs not only reiterate the promotion of a universal, rules-based, open, non-discriminatory and equitable multilateral trading system under the WTO (SDG...

What benefit? Preferential treatment to services and services suppliers of LDCs

A Nepalese doctor in Kathmandu received an invitation letter from a hospital abroad to join a special research team as a short term consultant...